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Welcome to the IHateTaxis.com overseas travel medical support section. These pages are intended to provide overseas travel medical guidance for your trip preparation. Travel medical Information presented here was written by a experienced travelling registered nurse and advice given is not intended to replace that of a physician. If you need additional information, please consult your local health provider.
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Preventing and Dealing with Sunburn

In hot and sunny climates you can be effected by the sun's U.V.(Ultra Violet) rays in minutes. The effect varies from person to person but a sun burn is never fun. The burning, blistering and peeling associated with a sun burn are uncomfortable and best prevented, so prevent it by covering up.

Wear a hat, clothing, sunglasses and apply sunscreen or sun-block to exposed areas liberally. Reapply sun screen regularly and after getting wet. Being out on the water (swimming or in a boat) you will find that you burn more quickly. Sun stroke or heat stroke (the term describing nausea, headache and fatigue) often accompanies sun burns. Hydration is very important. Drink plenty of water during and after exposure to the sun.

Written by Kim Zieman

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